10th Febuary 2010

10th Febuary 2010 is a very important date for human rights and the administration of justice in Malta. After having laid dormant for seven years, the right to legal assistance for arrested persons was put in force on this date a few weeks after I abstained in a minor parliamentary vote on the 14th December 2009, […]

Almond Blossoms everywhere

This is the time of the year when almonds are in full bloom. On a beatiful day like today one can enjoy the marvellous sights of almond trees covered in silk white flowers. As far back as I can remember I have been attracted to the mysterious and fascinating  beuaty of the almond blossoms, and […]

Abbozz ta’ Ligi dwar l-Finanzjament tal-Partiti

LINK – ABBOZZ TA’ LIGI DWAR FINANZJAMENT TAL-PARTITI z Submitted on 2013/02/02 at 1:41 am Kull min huwa interessat li jaqra l-Abbozz ta’ Ligi li li hejja l-Onorevoli Franco Debono rigward il-Finanzjament tal-Partiti , liema abbozz ta’ ligi huwa pprezenta quddiem il-Parlament Malti pemezz tal-Private Members Motion numru 288 tal-21 ta’ Jannar 2012, jista jaccessa […]


Hadd, qabel l-ahhar elezzjoni ma kien ibassar li Louis Galea ma kienx se jitla minn ebda wiehed minn zewg distretti jew li Helen Damato u Tony Abela, it-tnejn membri tal-kabinett ma kienux se jigu eletti. Izda hekk gara. Dan ifisser li hadd mill-kandidati fl-elezzjoni generali, ikun ma liema partit ikun, u jkun jokkupa liema kariga […]

My Proposals for Reforms

  Undoubtedly in the upcoming electoral campaign my proposals for reform in the political sphere, parliament , and the law courts will be on centre stage. I have spent the past week meeting people from all over Malta, and the feedback is that everyone agrees that my proposals for reform, the autonomy of parliament, the […]

Ir-rispett lejn l-Ambjent u d-Delizzju tal-Insib

Diskors Parlamentari tal-Onorevoli Franco Debono B.A., LL.D., M.P. dwar id-delizzju tal-Insib Diskors tal-Onorevoli Franco Debono B.A., LL.D., M.P. fil-Parlament nhar is-27 ta’ Marzu 2012 dwar proposti ghal-soluzzjoni vijabbli tal-kontroversja dwar l-insib ghall-ghasafar tal-ghana, fejn jindika illi l-interess suprem ghandu dejjem ikun ir-rispett lejn l-ambjent, u juri sistema vijabbli kif d-delizzju tal-insib u l-harsien ambjentali mhux […]

Do not underestimate the power of forgiveness – Auguri

  A thought for Christmas – to err is human to forgive divine. (1) Whilst unwrapping presents let’s unwrap also our hearts and let them radiate compassion. In this time of the year let us make a sincere effort to forgive those who have wronged us and think compassionately about those whom we may have […]

B’Bugia and Marsaxlokk motion

 On the 30th of August 2012 I presented in parliament a private members motion concerning the Energy sector in which GonziPN in the last years have lacked a complete lack of vision,  also the highly polluted and indusrtialised areas of B’Bugia and Marsaxlokk which form part of my constituency – the Fifth district.   322. […]

The Broadcasting Authority needs a radical overhaul

In today’s ruling the Broadcasting Authority practically is benedicting a state of affairs  where it is practically impossible for dissent to be viewed on public television. Why? If it is the political party that has to send its representatives on public television then 1) PN would not send me because I was very critical and […]

When Franco Debono wanted to REFORM the justice system

 http://www.francodebono.com/2012/08/31/mozzjoni-tieghi-dwar-riformi-gustizzja-u-intern-8-11-2011/ When Franco Debono wanted to REFORM the justice system the Nationalist Party condemned and banned him from contesting the next elections. Franco Debono filed a private members’ motion with 24 major areas of reform in justice and home affairs with which everyone agrees. http://www.francodebono.com/2012/08/31/mozzjoni-tieghi-dwar-riformi-gustizzja-u-intern-8-11-2011/